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  1. Re: Why / How did the bees eat 25lbs of honey in 1.1/2 days?

    Could it be that I have not scraped the inner cover, cover, super mating surfaces well enough and the bees found their way through? I just checked the hive a little closer. There was some propilis on...
  2. Re: Why / How did the bees eat 25lbs of honey in 1.1/2 days?

    WOW, I had no idea this could happen. I think the honey fumes leaking out of the seams from installing bee escape may have sparked my problem.
    Had 25 pounds of honey Friday, now have none. And I...
  3. Re: Why / How did the bees eat 25lbs of honey in 1.1/2 days?

    Nice solid framed cover. I just can't fathom all the bees in the super after 1.1/2 days using bee escape. Only thing I ponder is I didn't scrape between the hive bodies and the honey fumes from...
  4. Re: Why / How did the bees eat 25lbs of honey in 1.1/2 days?

    They DID have 2 large hive bodies full under the shallow super for upcoming winter. I was just trying to get SOME honey. I can't imagine there was a crack or opening allowing other bees in. Now all...
  5. How Much Honey Do You Get From Your Hive

    How much honey do you usually get from your hives? Are you North, South or Mid U.S.? How many hives do you have? I've been bee keeping for about 5 years, the best I've done was 30# from one shallow...
  6. Why / How did the bees eat 25lbs of honey in 1.1/2 days?

    Had about 25 lbs of honey in a shallow super Friday, all frames were at least 75% capped. I put the bee escape board under the super with triangle facing down, put the cover on and slid cover back to...
  7. Re: I'll never use bee escape again!!! Never!!

    I tried posting in regular section but cant find the post link. it dont seem to be very user friendly, i'm not computer illiterate
  8. I'll never use bee escape again!!! Never!!

    Had about 25 lbs of honey in a shallow super Friday, all frames were at least 75% capped. I put the bee escape board under the super with triangle facing down, put the cover on and slid cover back to...
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